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Lab monkeys in Pa. accident were headed to Labelle Florida via quarantine in Missouri

The 100 lab monkeys involved in the Jan. 21 accident near Danville were headed to Labelle Florida by way of a quarantine facility in Missouri. Crates holding live monkeys are scattered across the westbound lanes of state Route 54 at the junction with Interstate 80 near Danville, Pa., Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, after a pickup pulling a trailer carrying the monkeys was hit by a dump truck.
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Local mom steps up to do everything possible to help save her daughter’s life

CINCINNATI (WKRC) – Right from the start of the pandemic, many organ donations were delayed. Even two years out, many are still waiting for living kidney donors. The list of those in need of a living kidney donor continues to grow in these pandemic times. This young lady, known as Markeyah Lewis, is on a nationwide search after her kidneys failed due to a diagnosis of lupus, an illness that attacks your body’s immune system, so it shuts down tissues and organs.
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Protests break out across central Pa. after Roe v. Wade is overturned

Abortion rights advocates around the region took to the streets Friday to share their outrage at the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade after 50 years. In Harrisburg, Rachel Maurer and a group partnered with Elementary Coffee to gather people at the fountain at the Pennsylvania Capitol Complex. In Lancaster, a protest was organized at Musser Park, while another popped up at Continental and Hanover squares in York.

Single-engine plane strikes vehicle during landing in Palmyra

LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — A small plane attempting to land at a Palmyra airport struck a car on Saturday, June 25. According to a preliminary statement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a single-engine Luscombe 8A struck a car while the pilot was trying to land at Reigle Field Airport in Palmyra, Lebanon County around 9:40 a.m. The plane came to a rest on the airport property next to the runway.

Man files lawsuit against Lower Paxton Township over police dog bites

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — A Dauphin County resident is suing Lower Paxton Township after a police dog was unleashed in his home and bit him during an arrest last year. Justin Ashely, 31, is accusing several Lower Paxton police officers of using excessive force. A police dog allegedly bit his arm and chewed on his leg during the arrest, the lawsuit states.

Airplane strikes car at Palmyra airport

An airplane struck a car while attempting to land at a Palmyra airport on Saturday, according to abc27. The plane, a single-engine Luscombe 8A, collided with a car as the pilot attempted to land at the Reigle Field Airport at around 9:40 a.m. June 25, abc27 said. The plane came...

Evangelical Hospital nurse awarded for serving as role model for coworkers

Lewisburg — Following a nomination from a coworker, nurse Shelby Ruch is the most recent recipient of a DAISY Award from Evangelical Community Hospital. The awards are given to nurses who exemplify clinical expertise and compassionate care. Ruch has been a registered nurse with Evangelical since January of 2017, and her expertise was essential to her nominator, Brittany Smith, who is currently a nursing assistant in the Acute Care Unit. According to Brittany: "I got to follow Shelby around for my nursing internship. The one...

Talkback 16: The Danville monkeys

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — In this Talkback 16; calls about the monkeys in Danville, our special coverage of the Hurricane Agnes anniversary, and of course, Ranger. But first, we begin with a call about the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade. If you like Talkback, you'll love Talkback Feedback....

Pennsylvania budget talks come down to schools aid

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With a week to go until the state’s budget deadline, Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Pennsylvania Republican-controlled Legislature are working through their remaining differences as they try to produce an agreement on a roughly $42 billion budget plan that they say will marshal substantial new aid for Pennsylvania’s public […]

Hersheypark Tickets: Which ticket is right for you?

HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) — Sometimes, going to any amusement park can be intimidating. From which rides to experience first, to if you want to take in a show or two, or even where to eat for lunch and dinner. But before you think of any of that, you need...

The Sidewalk Chalk Festival returns to Lewisburg this July

Lewisburg, Pa. — Grab a box of chalk and take to the street to transform Lewisburg's sidewalks into an open-air art gallery during the annual Sidewalk Chalk Festival! Artists will be free to draw on Market Street between Second and Fifth Street at any time of the day on Friday, July 8 (rain date is Saturday, July 9). If you want to participate, remember to bring your own chalk! Also,...